Thunderbird Regional Night: Feb 2012 Finale
Thunderbird School of Global Management students perform Feb. 18, 2012, during Europe, Africa and Middle East Regional Night in Glendale, Arizona. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Best Practices Weekly--Using Higher-Level Questions in Reading
In this Best Practices Weekly video, teacher Elliott reviews an article from The Reading Teacher on using higher-level questions in reading. Key strategies include modeling exemplar responses, prompting with follow up questions, providing sentence stems for ELL students, collaborating with other teachers, planning, and don't give up. This is a great resource to help improve reading instruction in the classroom. (5:59)
Cómo localizar el complemento de régimen en una frase (en español)
El complemento de régimen se caracteriza porque el verbo siempre va acompañado de una preposición que le da sentido. Este video explica su formación con algunos ejemplos. (2:00)
Islamic Finance and Shari`a Compliance: reality and expectations [Audio]
Speaker(s): Tan Sri Dato' Azman bin Hj. Mokhtar, Dr Frank Vogel | Organised in conjunction with the Harvard Islamic Finance Project, a distinguished authority shall speak on Islamic finance in the Western world. Tan Sri Dato' Azman bin Hj. Mokhtar is managing director of Khazanah Nasional. Frank Vogel is the founder and former director of Harvard Law School’s Islamic Legal Studies Program.
The Snowball of Empire Those of us who spent our younger years living in the coldest of the 50 states remember fondly those afternoons spent at play just after a fresh coat of snow blanketed the ground. We'd grab our jackets and gloves, run out of the house, and convene at the nearest large field (perhaps the backyard) and bask in the winter wonderland presented to us only sporadically during those very cold months.
Those of us who spent our younger years living in the coldest of the 50 states remember fondly those afternoons spent at play just after a fresh coat of snow blanketed the ground. We'd grab our jackets and gloves, run out of the house, and convene at the nearest large field (perhaps the backyard) and bask in the winter wonderland presented to us only sporadically during those very cold months.
Jim Madigan postgame vs. Maine (Feb. 25, 2012)
The Northeastern men's hockey team suffered a 7-1 setback to No. 11 Maine at Matthews Arena on Saturday night. Junior Vinny Saponari tallied the lone goal for the Huskies as all three NU netminders saw time in the loss. Saponari's goal was of the power play variety, occurring at 8:46 of the first period. Rookie Ludwig Karlsson and sophomore Braden Pimm recorded the assists on the marker. Junior goaltender Chris Rawlings earned the start, but stopped just one shot on Maine's first four attempts
Inaugural Address: John F. Kennedy
In this video clip, hear first hand excerpts from John F. Kennedy's inaugural address on Friday, January 20, 1961. (2:55)
Solar System (The Milky Way) 101
How was the Milky Way born? This video tells about how The Milky Way was born, and also gives information about all of the planets, the Sun, the asteroid belt, and the dwarf planets. There are also images of the different parts of the solar system. (3:20)
Must Climate Change End The Platinum Age
In the inaugural S.T. Lee Lecture on Asia and the Pacific Professor Garnaut asks: How the risks of climate change will interact with the 'Platinum Age' of global economic growth? What are the limits for global emissions within which the world will need to live if the risk of dangerous climate change is to be kept within acceptable bounds? What principles could be reasonably applied to the allocation of a global emissions budget amongst countries? What global emissions budget would make sense for
James Bamford on the National Security Agency James Bamford talks to Nathan Thrall about the politics behind the Bush administration’s evasion of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and the technology and scope of the National Security Agency’s warrantless wiretapping program.
James Bamford talks to Nathan Thrall about the politics behind the Bush administration’s evasion of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and the technology and scope of the National Security Agency’s warrantless wiretapping program.
Dr Azouz Begag: From Shanty Town Kid to Government Minister in France
Dr. Azouz Begag, France’s best-known writer of Algerian immigrant origin, former Minister for Equal Opportunities, sociologist, novelist, and screenplay writer, speaks about his journey from shanty town kid to government minister in France. He talks of his passionate commitment to social emancipation for ‘young ethnics’ in France through education and political engagement. 2 August 2013
Memory of Maestro Charles Vest
President Charles Vest conducting the "Stars and Stripes Forever" at Tech Night at the POPS during MIT's Reunion Week, June, 2004. A video reprise.
Profile: Jasmine Whitbread, Chief Executive, Save the Children
Jasmine Whitbread, discusses her career and her role as Chief Executive of Save the Children
Transparency in the Obama Administration: A Third-Year Assessment - Panel Four: White House Visitor
Kristen E. Callahan, Senior Research Assistant, Collaboration on Government Secrecy, Washington College of Law; Thomas J. Fitton, President, Judicial Watch; Michael Isikoff, National Investigative Correspondent, NBC News; and Anne L. Weismann, Chief Counsel, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), and President, American Society of Access Professionals
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Pirates of the Carrot and Bean
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: Health Pirates sail the produce isles in search of high fiber foods. (1min)
Breakingviews: Greek violence is Europe's problem too
Feb. 13 - Breakingviews. The unrest in Greece is Europe's problem too, and Mario Monti must do more to tackle corruption in Italy, says Reuters Breakingviews.
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
Documents, Data and People: World Wide Webs
Audio Improves at: 05:00 [Recorded: October 22, 2003] This talk looked at the design and growth of the World Wide Web, at the weblike connections between people, and toward a future of a web of machine-readable knowledge.
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
Finding the Intersection
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad is looking for a lost Transformatron. Matt can see it along one line, while Jackie says she can see it along a different line. Digit and Inez try to figure out how this is possible, and they discover that one point can lie on two different lines. (1:33)